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Monitoring Marvelous Marvin

Marvin Austin

Since the value of a prospect is in direct proportion to a team's biggest need, it's hard to say who is the nation's No. 1 high school senior player. By the same token, since every college football team is looking for defensive tackles, Marvin Austin, of Washington, D.C., makes as much sense as anyone.

That's the prominent position the big D-lineman holds in's national top 100 list, and you couldn't dispute it from the number of offers he has received. He had over 40 scholarship choices before the May evaluation period was even complete, and his total has continued to steadily. At 6-foot-2, 300 pounds, Austin has the build and bulk to shut down the inside run. He also possesses the... Recommended Stories